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Berlin, Germany born 1917

  • Australia c.1939-1946, then Europe thereafter

Two costume designs: A Lost Umbrella and The Child for the ballet Revolution of the Umbrellas (1943) Materials & Technique: drawings, gouache; graphite; paper drawing in gouache and black pencil Support: paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: sheet a) 50.8 h x 38.2 w cm sheet b) 42.8 h x 23.5 w cm card 56.0 h x 81.6 w
Acknowledgement: The Helene Kirsova Ballet Archive. Gift of Peter Bellew, fulfilling the wish of his wife Helene Kirsova 1986
Accession No: NGA 87.891.81
Subject: Theatre arts, Australia